FC Seoul, which is on the rise at the beginning of the professional football K-League 1 season, continued its ‘flying in the air’ at the box office.
The 11th round of the K-League 1 between Seoul and Jeonbuk Hyundai held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 5th attracted 37,088 spectators according to the official count.
Although one of the most popular clubs in the K-League, Seoul, which was sluggish last season by staying in 9th place, recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses (20 points) until the 11th round this season, following defending champion Ulsan Hyundai (28 points). running above
The rise in performance is also leading to a favorable box office performance.
Seoul exceeded 30,000 average spectators in five home games this season, including the crowd against Jeonbuk on this day.
22,204 people attended the game against Incheon United on February 25th, and 20,549 people attended the match against Ulsan on March 12th.
During the match against Daegu FC on April 8, the record for the largest number of spectators in domestic sports was set after the pandemic of the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19) of 45,07, thanks to the visual effect of popular singer Lim Young-woong.
Then, on April 22, in the super match against Suwon Samsung, 30,186 people, and on this day, 37,08 people played in the home room, the average number of spectators was 30,990.
In particular, until the 크크크벳game that day, Seoul exceeded 30,000 home spectators for three consecutive games, and it is the first case that a club has received more than 30,000 spectators for three consecutive games since the K-League started counting only paid spectators in 2018.
Even though it was Children’s Day, the heavy rain that lasted all day emerged as a bad factor for the crowd, but the fans paid no attention and filled the stadium to radiate heat.
In the game, Jeonbuk took the lead with Gustavo’s opening goal 11 seconds after the start, but Seoul balanced it with Park Dong-jin’s header goal in the 32nd minute of the second half, giving both teams points to the child fans.
Seoul head coach Ahn Ik-soo said, “Thank you for the many fans, especially the children, who came to visit us despite the inclement weather. It is encouraging that we did our best to repay you with good results and content.” revealed
Director Ahn said, “I wonder if the children would have thought about how hard they must have worked while watching the players on the ground chasing their goals with passion. If you find a comma in the question mark in growing as a member of society, you will be able to develop further.” also did
On this day, Daegu DGB Daegu Bank Park, where the match between Daegu and Ulsan (Ulsan won 3-0) was held, recorded 11,929 spectators.